Akoose–English Dictionary


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âchíd2English ?cheatvdeceive when sharingAchídé mod.He deceived the man.
âchíd áte1v.phgiggle2vmurmur with discontentAchíde áte ne lɔɔ.She is giggling.3v.adj.phbe huge, stout chested
âchide-evpay on the spot, give a receipt ?
âchidɛn yə̌lv.expbe gentle
âchii1v1cryCheé échiɛʼɛ́?Why do you cry?2weep for, mourn for someoneNyíīchiɛ́ʼ me, nyíchiɛʼ échɛn yə̌l ne ábɛn bǎn.Donʼt weep for me, weep for yourselves and for your children.âchyɛɛn
âchii2v.adj1be soft, ripeÉsūbāg échíí.The fufu is soft.Nzé píɛ achií élaa me.When the pear is ripe (soft), inform me.2be readyChɔl échíí mə́.His boil is ready to be drained.âchiited
âchíid-edvcry on behalf of
âchii etúu átev.adj.phbe obedient
âchiited-tedv.adj1be softEkwan échíítédé bwambí.Ekwan is very soft.2be loose3be weakNchiitédé hɛ́n bɔɔb nɛ̂ asáá.I am weak right now like a boiled plum.
âchiitɛn-tɛnv.adj1be near2be close friendsSé wɛɛ́d sêchiitɛné.We are close friends.
âchimvunderstand
âchímvrefuse to give somethingNyaá achímé mə́ ndyééd.The mother refused to give him food.Chím mə́ besabé ábe éhwɛ́né á ahin-tê.Refuse to give him any oranges which you brought back from the bush.
âchínv.adj1be smallEne ndáb ekəlé, eníníí echínɛ.This house is big, that one is small.2be weak3be lazyAne mwǎn achíné.That child is lazy.âchíned
âchíned-edvmake smallAchínté atúu á nyam ádêm.He made my share small.
âcho1v.adjbe bitterNduu echəəʼ.Bitter leaf is bitter.eʼchooeʼchooted
âcho2Spell.var.âjovbestow, bequeath
âchóvvomitAchóó ndyééd.He vomited his food.eʼchó
âchod1v1lightChǒd ngɔbé muú.Light the match.Chǒd etrúúkáŋ.Light the lamp.2burn3blow (with force)âchode áteâchodɛneʼchode
âchod2vchase, followChǒd mə́ mehélé.Follow him quickly.âchodned
âchode áte-e1v.adj.phbe warm, be hotMǒto méchodtɛʼ áte.It is hot in the car.2v.phbe serious; come to a head or climaxMekáa méchódté áte.The case has become difficult.3vput pressure on
âchodɛn-ɛnv1light withChodɛ́n ngɔbé a muú etrúúkaŋ.Use matches to light the lamp.2burn
âchodned-nedv1drive outChodnéd mə́.Drive him out.2rebuke with anger3speak harshly toAchodnaad mod.He is talking harshly with the man (without listening).
achogmechogDial.var.achwogn5/61play2funNzimbɛ́lɛ́ adé káne e achog pɔ́g á ekɔ́ɔ̄sē.Nzimbele is one kind of game in Bakossi.Achog á bɛ̌ndem déetyə̄gɛ̄ɛ̄ ekaŋ akunned.When childrens play goes on too long it can easily turn into a fight.achog dé mbaŋ
âchogDial.var.âchwogv1playKɛ̌ échogɛʼ.Go and continue playing.Achoge mbaŋ.He is playing the mbaŋ game.2celebrateâchogɛnnchog a bɔ́ɔl
achog dé mbaŋn5kind of game played with stonesSyn.asáb dé mbaŋ